Executive Committee: Officers

  • Chair

  • Ric Kearny

 

  • Second Chair-Elect

  • Kelvin Hill
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Georgia Pacific

 

  • FuturePAC Chair/Past Chair

  • Lee Jenkins
  • Executive Manager
  • Performance Contractors, Inc.

 

 

  • President and CEO

  • Adam Knapp
  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber

 

  • General Counsel

  • Claude Reynaud
  • Partner
  • Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP

 

  • First Chair-Elect

  • Randy Cangelosi
  • Partner
  • Kean Miller

 

  • Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

  • Helena Cunningham
  • CEO
  • National Housing Consulting Services

Executive Committee: Vice Chairs

  • Legislative Committee Chair

  • Kevin Ainsworth
  • Partner
  • Jones Walker

 

  • Building Committee Chair

  • Jim Ellis
  • Taylor, Porter, Brooks, & Phillips

 

  • Member

  • Eduardo Jimenez
  • Director, Business and Economic Development 
  • Entergy

 

  • Member

  • David Mullens
  • SVP of Commercial Banking
  • Capital One

 

  • Member

  • Brad Roberts
  • CEO
  • Excel Group

 

  • Quality of Place Committee Chair

  • Edgardo Tenreiro
  • Acting President/CEO
  • BR General Medical Center

 

  • Member

  • Dean Williams
  • VP Operations
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional

 

 

  • Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair

  • Cheri Ausberry
  • Capital Area Finance Authority

 

  • Member

  • Flynn Foster
  • President
  • Guaranty Broadcasting Co.

 

  • Personnel Committee Chair

  • Carter Leak
  • Executive Vice President
  • Bank of St. Francisville

 

  • At-Large Member

  • Janet Olson
  • JPMorgan Chase

 

  • Education/ Workforce Committee Chair

  • Monique Scott-Spaulding
  • Owner/CEO
  • Jani-King Baton Rouge

 

  • Talent Development Working Group Chair

  • Eric Thomas
  • Vice President & General Manager
  • WGMB, WBRL, KZUP/ BRproud.com

 

 

 

 

  • Investor Development Advisory Committee Chair/Building Fundraising Chair

  • Ralph Bender
  • Manship Media

 

  • Member

  • Fran Gladden
  • Vice President, Governmental Affairs
  • COX Communications

 

  • Member

  • Gloria Moncada
  • Refinery Manager
  • ExxonMobil

 

  • Small Business/ Entrepreneurship Committee Chair

  • John Overton
  • Owner/CFO
  • Turnkey Solutions, LLC

 

  • At-Large Member

  • Ed Silvey
  • President/CEO
  • The Baton Rouge Clinic

 

  • Business Development Advisory Committee Chair

  • Stephen Toups
  • Senior Vice President/CIO
  • Turner Industries Group

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors

  • F. King Alexander (KT Valsaraj)
  • President
  • LSU System

 

  • Shannon Bernard
  • Regional Vice President
  • Primerica

 

  • Michael S. DePaul
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • LUBA Workers’ Comp

 

  • Jennifer Fowler
  • CEO
  • Strategies by Design

 

  • Ty Harvison
  • Sales Associate
  • Latter & Blum

 

  • Klein Kirby
  • Chairman
  • A Wilbert’s Sons, LLC

 

  • Larissa Littleton-Steib
  • Chancellor
  • Baton Rouge Community College

 

  • Meg Mahoney
  • Public Affairs Manager
  • Methanex

 

  • Eric McMillen
  • CEO
  • Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge

 

  • Craig Netterville
  • SVP
  • Credit Bureau Foundation, IBERIABANK

 

  • Hugh Raetzsch
  • President
  • Lyons Specialty Company

 

  • Mike Sanchez
  • VP Global Sales & Marketing
  • PACTEC

 

  • William Shea
  • Partner
  • Adams and Reese

 

  • Mawe Takyi
  • Dent Asset Management

 

  • John Vranic
  • CEO
  • DEMCO
  • Tim Barfield
  • Executive Vice President
  • CSRS

 

  • Malcolm Carter
  • Plant Manager
  • The Scott’s Company

 

  • Dale Doty
  • Chancellor
  • River Parishes Community College

 

  • Jody Hanet
  • Executive Director
  • Kids Orchestra

 

  • Stacey Gautreau
  • Public Affairs
  • Dow Chemical

 

  • Brian Haymon
  • Founder/CEO
  • Loadstar Product Handling Services, LLC

 

  • Jeff Koonce
  • General Counsel
  • Bernhard Capital 

 

  • Joey Lombardo
  • Presient
  • Southland Steel Fabricators

 

  • Ben Marmande
  • Baton Rouge Market President
  • IBERIABANK

 

  • Ross Reilly
  • General Manager
  • Lamar of Baton Rouge

 

  • Nial Patel
  • Senior Vice President
  • Cornerstone Government Affairs

 

  • Ragan Richard
  • Partner
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP

 

  • Kim Sanders
  • Partner
  • L.A. Champagne & Co.

 

  • John Spain
  • Executive Vice President
  • Baton Rouge Area Foundation

 

  • Steven Udvarhelyi
  • CEO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of LA

 

  • Cindy Wale-Franz
  • Senior Vice President
  • Investar Bank
  • Ray Belton (Michael Stubblefield)
  • President/Chancellor
  • Southern University and A & M College System

 

  • Ronnie Daigle
  • President
  • R.J. Daigle & Sons

 

  • Eduardo Do Val
  • Site Director, Louisiana Operations
  • Dow Chemical Company

 

  • Rhoman Hardy
  • General Manager
  • Shell

 

  • Michael Hudson
  • Market Manager
  • iHeartMedia

 

  • Erin Wiley Lanoux
  • Partner
  • Percy, Lanoux & Mumphrey

 

  • Drew Maciasz
  • Vice President
  • Harry L. Laws & Company

 

  • Jeffrey Martin
  • Community Banking Executive
  • Regions Bank

 

  • John Miller
  • Division Vice President
  • Coca Cola Bottling

 

  • Harry “Skip” Phillips
  • Managing Partner
  • Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, LLP

 

  • Sheila Runnels
  • General Manager and Chief Revenue Officer
  • The Advocate

 

  • Robert Schneckenburger
  • Whitney National Bank

 

  • Jennifer Strong
  • Site Logistics and Integration Leader
  • Olin Blue Cube Operations, LLC

 

  • Jennifer Vosburg
  • President
  • NRG Energy

 

  • Sevetri Wilson
  • CEO
  • Solid Ground Innovations, LLC